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    Today we’re exploring the uses of an oil that shares a name with a dried spice likely to reside in your kitchen cupboard. It’s dōTERRA Clove, of course! This name comes from the Latin word clavus, meaning nail, because the buds that produce this oil resemble small tacks or nails in appearance....
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    Feeling tense? Let dōTERRA Wintergreen do what it does best: relieve, soothe, and warm. Wintergreen essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of a shrub that creeps along the ground in the mountains of Nepal. Grown in remote rural areas of the country, the leaves are harvested by local...
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    Today’s hospitality-inspired concoctions may appear at first to combine two unlikely friends. In what ways do White Grapefruit and the dōTERRA fir oils, Douglas and Siberian, best combine? What good can they accomplish together? Well, citrus and fir essential oils are actually better suited for...
    An exciting upgrade recently took place at dōTERRA. Does your essential oil collection reflect it yet? White Fir finished out its day in the spotlight and was replaced by Siberian Fir. Let’s find out why this newer oil on the block is deserving of our attention! Siberian Fir blazed onto the...
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    Towering over the Amazon rainforest in Brazil stands the copaiba tree. These slow-growing trees can reach heights upwards of 100 feet during the course of their lives, which span centuries! Within this giant of the forest flows a treasure called copaiba oleoresin (think oil plus resin), which is...
    Prepare yourself for a sparkling and delightful do-it-yourself activity today, friends! With a simple spread of prepared lemonade, fresh fruits, and a selection from your dōTERRA collection, you can create a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone talking about their favorite flavors. Sip, share,...
    “You are lost and gone forever, oh my darling, Clementine...” If you aren’t familiar with these lyrics, they were made popular through a traditional American folk song about a gold miner’s daughter. Today we aren’t talking about gold mining, but rather about mining dōTERRA Clementine essential...
    Think about that friend in your circle who faithfully exerts a positive influence on everyone around them. This person is fresh and encouraging. Do you have their face in mind? From this moment forward, you may forever associate that friend with Roman Chamomile! Here’s why: this flower, though...
    As you get to know the most kitchen-compatible dōTERRA essential oils, you’ll enjoy extending their health-boosting benefits into your culinary adventures. Today we’ll look at two simple and familiar recipes that can turn a standard meal into a romantic dinner out at the best Mediterranean place...
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    Today we think of Rosemary in the form of a tender bunch of sprigs, sitting ready in a planter or spice jar to garnish a savory meal. This fragrant member of the mint family of herbs is related to basil, sage, oregano, and marjoram, each of which is naturally associated with the kitchen. But this...
    Depending on where you’re from, you’ll pronounce the name of this essential oil “ka-shee-uh” (with American flair) or “ka-see-uh” (with British refinement). Cassia has the ability to transform any blend into the heartwarming and inviting variety; and its smooth, woody scent will probably seem...
    A new school year is starting, which means the annual kickoff of myriad fall activities and programs, from sports to music and beyond. For some of us, this transition will lead to more time on the road than was undertaken during the long, lazy days of summer! Let’s discuss some easy ways to make...
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    Ever wish you could bottle up determination and stability? Meet the cedar tree, respected from antiquity. It’s mentioned several times in the Bible, and its history is as rich as its woody aroma. In fact, one of the very first essential oils extracted from nature may have been from the cedar of...
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    Rose. The classic name, color, and scent are enough to conjure up pleasant images of romance, aren’t they? This well-known fragrance is beloved around the world for its sweetness, so let’s learn about the specific ways dōTERRA has made this beautiful flower available for our enjoyment! First, a...
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    Let’s stick our noses into a beautiful bouquet today. This delicate bunch includes Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Helichrysum, Roman Chamomile, and Ylang Ylang: the floral oils! I’m not sure about you, but for me, learning how to pronounce the name of an oil is the first step in learning how to...
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    Envision a luscious, juicy lime wedge adorning your favorite refreshing drink. While it certainly provides the perfect finishing touch for flavor and presentation, this little green fruit is way more than just a garnish! Lime essential oil, which dōTERRA sources from Brazil and Peru, is derived...
    There are moments in life that take you back to the basics. That’s exactly how it is with dōTERRA Peppermint, a longtime best seller and staple for essential oil users everywhere. Sourced in the USA, it’s available in both the original 15 mL bottle and the conveniently diluted Peppermint Touch...
    As promised, this month’s do-it-yourself dōTERRA inspiration includes a homemade deodorant recipe starring none other than Thyme! But before we go there, let’s head outside to create a whimsical and functional Summer Luminary. It’s the perfect table addition for your next barbecue! In a glass...
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    You can thank the silent “h” for this play on words, made possible only by the inexplicable ways of the English language. Regardless of how we pronounce it, it’s high time we learn about dōTERRA Thyme! You can learn a lot about someone by meeting their friends, so let’s meet a good friend of...
    Quiz question: which dōTERRA essential oil has applications ranging from your general attitude and overall health to your morning breakfast routine? If you guessed a cold-pressed citrus oil, you’re on the right track: sourced from the Dominican Republic, it’s Wild Orange! With an uplifting...
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